Sample Menus

Tao de Kitchen Personal Chef Services takes great pride in providing extraordinary personal service! Are you a vegetarian? Have special dietary needs? Hate Lima Beans? Adventurous Tastes? Enjoy Comfort Foods? We will accommodate your every need!

Below you will find a small sample of menus we have designed. Truly, the possibilities are endless!


Other Offerings

Beer Braised Beef with New Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables

Indian Chicken Curry

Moroccan Chicken Stew

Chicken and Vegetable Enchilada

Seafood Chowder

Chickpea and Vegetable Stew


Tamale Pie

Minestrone Soup

Special Event Menus

Planning for a special event? Call Tao de Kitchen for a consultation where we will design a special menu to help make your event truly memorable.

Here is a small sample of Menus we have done for various Events:


House Concert Buffet for Flower and McLaren

Field Greens with toasted Walnuts, Pears, Cashel Blue and Balsamic Mustard Vinaigrette

Roasted Delicata Squash with Cinnamon Spice Brown Sugar

Farro Pilaf with Wild Mushrooms

Grilled Chicken Breast w/ Salsa Verde & Romesco Sauce

Apple Bread Pudding with Whiskey Hard Sauce


Intimate Dinner Birthday Celebration for Anne

Chicken Liver Pate w/ Apples & Brandy with Grilled Brioche Toast Points

Garden Lettuce w/ Buttermilk Blue Cheese, Asian Pears, Toffee Almonds, Dried Cranberries & Champagne Vinaigrette

Roasted Chicken Breast w/ Meyer Lemon & Oregano, Mashed Yukon Gold Potatoes, & Glazed Baby Root Vegetables



Outdoor Baby Shower for Cathy

Cedar Grilled Wild King Salmon w/ Citrus Salsa

Romaine with Creamy Parmesan Dressing and Garlic Croutons

Pasta Salad with Summer Vegetables and Basil

Homemade Flat Bread

Chocolate Zucchini Cake


Summer Barbeque for Golf Group

Mixed Green Salad with Cucumbers and Tomatoes & Sherry Dijon Vinaigrette

Grilled Salmon and Chicken with Ginger Soy Glaze

Traditional Potato Salad


Chinese New Year with Friends

Sweet Pickled Vegetables with Ginger

Steamed Whole Stripe Bass with Scallions and Cilantro

Braised Chicken with Shiitake and Lily Buds

Roasted Peking Duck with Mango Chutney and Steamed Buns

Sauteed Baby Bok Choy with 3 Mushrooms

Red Bean Mochi Cake with Ginger Ice Cream


Indian Feast Birthday Buffet

Spinach Salad with Mandarin Oranges, Paneer & Balsamic Vinaigrette

Pork Vindaloo with Mint Chutney

Chicken in Green Coriander Sauce

Aloo Gobi (Potato & Cauliflower)

Cucumber Raita & Pear Chutney

Saffron Basmati Rice

Coconut Rice Pudding with Mango


New Year’s Eve Celebration

Fragrant Rice with Currants and Pine Nuts wrapped with Grape Leaves

Spinach & Shiitake Mushroom Cakes with Goat Cheese

Artichoke Risotto with Lemon and Herbs

Mini Black Bottom Chocolate Cakes with Raspberry Sauce